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Four healthy breakfast recipes for you

February 06, 2019 07:40 IST

Chef Yogesh Amin tells you how to make your first meal of the day healthy.

Green Goddess Smoothie

Green Goddess Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 scooped ripe avocado
  • 100 gm baby spinach
  • 100 gm strawberry
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 oranges peeled
  • 150 gm yoghurt

Method

  • Wash baby spinach and dry it.
  • Add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend till smooth texture.
  • If smoothie is thick, add some ice.

Shakshuka Toast

Shashuka Toast

Ingredients

  • 4 brown bread slices
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1 ripe tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsbp parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper as per taste

Method

  • In a pan add oil, add onion, bell pepper, tomatoes, sauté till translucent.
  • Add beaten eggs and scramble it over medium flame, season with salt and pepper.
  • Toast the bread and spread the prepared scrambled eggs on top, garnish with parsley.
  • Serve hot.

Oats Uthapam

Oats Uthapam

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 tbsp semolina
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 bell peppers
  • ½ tsp green chillies
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Water as required
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  • Salt as per taste

Method

  • Make the powder of oats and semolina in blender.
  • Add curd, cumin powder, chilli powder, tomatoes, bell pepper, green chillies, water, salt and coriander leaves.
  • Make a thick batter and rest for 15 minutes.
  • Heat non-sticky pan add some oil, when oil is hot spread a ladle of batter.
  • Flip when golden brown in colour.
  • Serve hot along with coconut chutney.

Healthy Quinoa bowl

Quinoa bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa (cooked)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extracts
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate cut into bits
  • 1 cup mixed berries (chopped)
  • 1 banana sliced

Method

  • Heat sauce pan add milk, maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla extract, dark chocolate and bring to boil, add quinoa.
  • Cool the mixture and add berries and banana.
  • Serve warm.

Chef Yogesh Amin is senior lecturer, food production,  ITM Institute of Hotel Management.

Chef Yogesh Amin
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